Digital Foundry has analyzed in detail the build of the Gears 5 Multiplayer Tech Test, a technical test held in July on PC and Xbox. Specifically, the site examined versions for Windows and Xbox One X.
On the high-end Microsoft console the game runs at a dynamic resolution of between 1440p and 2160p, depending on the situation, Digital Foundry speaks of “excellent use of dynamic resolution and a high-level visual compartment thanks to the numerous technological solutions adopted by The Coalition to improve image quality. ”
The framerate remains constant at 60fps on One X, except in rare cases where the value drops slightly, however, these are sporadic episodes. On PC the situation varies according to the reference hardware, in any case, the DF technicians confirm the numerous options available that allow the motor to be scaled and the game to run even on low-performance configurations, maintaining a good visual impact.
Gears 5 will be available from September 13th (September 10th for pre-orders and Deluxe Edition) on PC and Xbox One, the same day the Gears of War-themed controller will hit stores. For anyone who wants to step into the atmosphere of Gears without waiting, Gears of War 4 is free today for Xbox LIVE Gold subscribers as part of August’s Games with Gold.